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Jazz Aspen fills out festival card

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ASPEN Jazz Aspen Snowmass has announced several additions to its summer schedule, including appearances by Jackie Greene and Keb Mo. Jazz Aspens summer events include the June Festival, June 21-24 in Aspens Rio Grande Park; the benefit Summer Night Mambo, July 21 at Aspen Base Operations; and the Labor Day Festival, Aug. 31-Sept. 3 in Snowmass Village.Singer-songwriter Keb Mo, who played Aspen earlier this month, has been added to the Herbie Hancock & Friends show, June 21 at the June Festival. Also scheduled to join Hancock are trumpeter Terrence Blanchard, guitarist Larry Carlton, singer-guitarist Raul Midn and percussionist Cyro Baptista.Already announced June Fest headliners are Earth, Wind & Fire, Steve Winwood and the Black Crowes.Summer Night Mambo, a fund-raiser for Jazz Aspens educational programs, will be headlined by Cuban-born trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, with his Mambo Big Band. The party continues with New York-based, pan-Latin band Yerba Buena, playing at Belly Up Aspen.The Labor Day Festival will feature California singer-songwriter Jackie Greene, playing an opening set Sept. 3. Derek Trucks, previously announced as performing with his Derek Trucks Band, will play with his wife, singer-guitarist Susan Tedeschi, in their Soul Stew Revival.Also headlining for the Labor Day Festival are the Allman Brothers Band, and Govt Mule, led by Allman Brothers guitarist Warren Haynes. A final headlining act is still to be announced.For further schedule information, go to http://www.jazzaspen.org. For tickets, call 1-800-JAS-TIXX (527-8499).In addition, Jazz Aspen will co-present a series of concerts this summer with the Aspen Music Festival, including Wynton Marsalis & the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (June 26, Benedict Music Tent), and a recital by bassists Christian McBride and Edgar Meyer (July 19, Harris Hall). For tickets and further information, go to http://www.aspenmusicfestival.com.


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